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Edward’music at Donemus


For wind ensemble, 13 players: 222*[+bcl.]2*[+cbn] 2111

Duration 9’

Year of composition: 2014

Commissioned by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra during tenure as Composer-in-Residence

Premiere: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey conductor, Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, Canada, 27 April 2014

Pots ‘n Pans Falling

for six amplified instrumentalists and recorded child violinist

Duration: 14’

Year of composition: 2013

Commissioned by Acoustic Panel Vancouver and Standing Wave Ensemble

Premiere: The Cultch Vancouver, 21 April, 2013

Silk Execution II

for horn, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussion players, harp and piano

Duration: 13'

Year of composition: 1999-2013

Premiere of version II: Vancouver Symphony, Gordon Gerrard conductor, Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, Canada, 20 April 2013 (October 1999 version I)

AS8 Earthrise

for cello solo and 8 flutes

Duration: 13’

Year of composition: 2012

Commissioned by Red Shift Vancouver and Ensemble Contemporain de Montréal

Premiere: Ensemble de Flûtes Alizé (ECM+) Véronique Lacroix conductor, Salle de concert du Conservatoire, Montréal, Canada,12 February, 2013

Cartesian Theatre

for large ensemble

Duration: 14'

Year of composition: 2009

Commissioned by the Birmingham Conservatoire

Premiere: Birmingham Conservatoire, UK 2009

Prize: first prize 2007 New Millennium Composition Competition, UK


Most beautiful Bird of Paradise

for large ensemble

Duration: 10'

Year of composition: 2003

Commissioned by the Schoenberg Ensemble

Premiere: Paradiso Amsterdam, 2003

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Red Thirst

for ensemble

Duration: 16'

Year of composition: 2002

Commissioned by Ensemble Domestica Rotterdam

Premiere: Lantaarn/Venster Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2002


Wie hoger klimt (Who climbs higher)

for whistler and ensemble trp pf 2vl vla vc

Duration: 8'

Year of composition: 2002

Premiere: Het Hof, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2002

Silk Execution

for 5 trombones, 3 percussion players, harp and piano (13')

Duration: 13'

Year of composition: 1999

Premiere: Rotterdam Conservatory, Netherlands, October 1999

God liet toe dat ik lachte (God Allowed me to Smile)

for ensemble

Duration: 15'

Year of composition: 1997

Premiere: Hal 4, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Orange Car Crash Ten Times

for mixed ensemble fl cl-b h trp trb 2perc pf vl

Duration: 7'

Year of composition: 1993

Premiere: Willem Pijper Zaal, Rotterdam Conservatory, 1993